Medical Definition of Musculus pterygoideus internus

1. Origin, pterygoid fossa of sphenoid and tuberosity of maxilla; insertion, medial surface of mandible between angle and mylohyoid groove; action, elevates mandible closing jaw; nerve supply, nerve to medial pterygoid from mandibular division of trigeminal. Synonym: musculus pterygoideus medialis, internal pterygoid muscle, musculus pterygoideus internus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Pterygoideus Internus

musculus piriformis
musculus plantaris
musculus platysma
musculus platysma myoides
musculus pleuroesophageus
musculus popliteus
musculus procerus
musculus pronator pedis
musculus pronator quadratus
musculus pronator radii teres
musculus pronator teres
musculus prostaticus
musculus psoas major
musculus pterygoideus externus
musculus pterygoideus internus (current term)
musculus pterygoideus lateralis
musculus pterygoideus medialis
musculus pterygopharyngeus
musculus pterygospinosus
musculus puboprostaticus
musculus pubovesicalis
musculus pyramidalis auriculae
musculus pyramidalis nasi
musculus pyriformis
musculus quadratus

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